SOURCE: Town Car International

September 10, 2008 16:21 ET

Bill Gemmell Joins Town Car International as Global CFO & COO

NEW YORK, NY and BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2008) - Bill Gemmell has joined Town Car International as Chief Financial Officer and COO. Bill brings to the company extensive experience and knowledge in finance, the chauffeured transportation industry, industry software and leadership skills.

Gemmell ran GT3 as President/CEO, after filling the role as COO. He left GT3 after heading up a sale of the company. Prior to GT3, Bill was COO & Managing Director with BANKBOSTON CAPITAL (Private Equity/Venture Capital arm of FleetBoston Financial). He was responsible for finance, business systems, risk, compliance, fiduciary area & Strategic planning as well as managed a portfolio worth $250M. Prior to BankBoston he was CFO & Executive Vice President at BostonCoach where he managed financial, administrative & internal business systems as well as quality control, operations in seven cities, two call centers, implemented new technology & assimilated acquisitions. Prior, he worked as a controller for two companies in the open system platforms, out sourcing and computer information systems.

"Bill brings a wealth of talent, experience and knowledge from within the industry. Coupled with his work ethic and our prior work history together at BostonCoach, where he was my EVP from 1993 through 2001, I am confident we can surpass our previous achievements of having grown to over $120M," stated Russ Cooke, President & CEO of Town Car International. "With strategic investments, partnerships, acquisitions & Green fielding opportunities in the near future, we are in an expansion mode worldwide. Bill will help us build a company with the values, integrity and work ethic which sets us apart, enabling us to consistently deliver on our claim of being Corporate America's Worldwide Ground Transportation Solution."

Bill Gemmell holds an undergraduate degree in Marketing Management from Bentley College and a MBA from Suffolk University.

Town Car International is excited to congratulate and welcome Bill Gemmell as part of the team. We all look forward to working together to create and deliver value.

About Town Car International

Town Car International, "Corporate America's Worldwide Ground Transportation Solution," through its owned locations, provides the North Eastern corridor with premier chauffeured licensed luxury ground transportation since 1986, and globally through an extensive owned and affiliated network. Town Car International has evolved into a one-stop shop servicing high profile and smaller corporations in every major city around the globe.

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